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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2700 on: May 27, 2013, 01:20:25 PM »
the regular chitter chatter I am used to hearing from Israelis when they downgrade.... usually these things are a step before ....
Its interesting though, why the two sushi places look the way they do, I would think it would be a much better market. (although "the manager" there, did tell me your a big customer there.)
Anyone have Chug's #, and wouldn't mind giving them a call?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2701 on: May 27, 2013, 01:21:25 PM »
Anyone have Chug's #, and wouldn't mind giving them a call?
whats your question?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2702 on: May 27, 2013, 01:26:13 PM »
whats your question?
Pretty simple, "why was the hechsher removed?"

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2703 on: May 27, 2013, 01:28:37 PM »
Pretty simple, "why was the hechsher removed?"
oh, im pretty confident it was a cost cutting maneuver

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2704 on: May 27, 2013, 01:34:06 PM »
oh, im pretty confident it was a cost cutting maneuver
There is always two sides to a story.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2705 on: May 27, 2013, 01:45:27 PM »
Anyone have Chug's #, and wouldn't mind giving them a call?
chugs number if anyone wants.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2706 on: May 27, 2013, 01:53:50 PM »
Anyone have Chug's #, and wouldn't mind giving them a call?
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2707 on: May 27, 2013, 02:03:30 PM »

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2708 on: May 27, 2013, 02:03:55 PM »
you sure it wasnt chug CS from PT?
yes

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2709 on: May 27, 2013, 02:20:21 PM »
does anyone know a place that sells the sodastream flavors?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2710 on: May 27, 2013, 02:31:57 PM »
does anyone know a place that sells the sodastream flavors?

I have the sample pack that came with the starter pack. You can have it if you want, still sealed.

As for stores, I only know of Home Center.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2711 on: May 27, 2013, 03:25:18 PM »
wheres the closest home center, malcha?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2712 on: May 27, 2013, 03:28:00 PM »
wheres the closest home center, malcha?

Closest to where?


But yes there is one in Malcha and one on Talpyiot.
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2713 on: May 27, 2013, 04:14:12 PM »
does anyone know a place that sells the sodastream flavors?

I saw them demo the product in המשביר לצרכן last week ... Could be they sell it there

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2714 on: May 27, 2013, 04:40:34 PM »
Closest to where?

to downtown chareidi jerusalem

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2715 on: May 27, 2013, 04:45:25 PM »
to downtown chareidi jerusalem
they have in Pisgat zeev in the mall

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« Reply #2716 on: May 27, 2013, 04:47:53 PM »
they have in Pisgat zeev in the mall
do you happen to know if they carry the flavors there?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #2719 on: May 27, 2013, 05:36:28 PM »
No steaks included >:(
And the single "business" meal is served until 6p
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